Hula Hut is an Austin classic that’s tacky in a way that most people should be able to appreciate. The Hawaiian theme is aggressive, and the frozen drinks are basically alcoholic slurpees. And while the Tex Mex is definitely not winning them any awards any time soon (or ever), that’s not why you’re here. You’re here to hang out on their patio, which is located on top of Lake Austin.
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An Austin original: fresh, fast, tasty sandwiches with locations all over the city.
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Kemuri Tatsu-ya is serving Japanese/barbecue/Tex-Mex fusion in East Austin, and it’s one of the greatest meals you can have in the city right now.
Guero’s Taco Bar
The rare tourist destination that locals love too. This is one of the more fun Tex-Mex hangs in town.
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